Attractions in St Ives

  • The Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden features works in bronze, stone and wood in addition to paintings, drawings and other archive material

  • Established by Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada in 1920, many studio potters have had their training here.

  • Morrab Gardens. Sup-tropical garendens located between Penzance's town centre and promenade

  • Paradise Park carries out conservation work on native UK species, including the Cornish Chough, Otters, Owls, and Red Squirrels.

  • Home to a permanent collection of Newlyn School paintings and an exhibition detailing the history of Penzance

  • Indoor adventure centre with slides galore, ball pools, soft play area and quasar. Fun for kids of all ages. Restaurant, bar and cafe facilities.

  • Situated just away from the town centre, overlooking Bamaluz beach is St Ives town museum. The exhibitions and collections reflect the fishing, railway, tourism and mining that have defined the town.

  • Island castle set in the middle of Mount's Bay, just off the coast of Marazion. The Mount is now managed by the National Trust but remains the home of St Aubyn family.

  • The Tate Gallery St Ives opened in June 1993 in a purpose-built building with five galleries offering an introduction to modern art, with special emphasis on the St Ives School

  • Contemporary art gallery showcasing the very best of national and international contemporary art. The converted telephone exchange also has a cafe and education space

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